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TripleSpec

(TSpec)
(near-infrared spectrograph on the Hale Telescope)

TripleSpec is a Near Infrared (NIR) Spectrograph covering .095 to 2.46μm, with a spectralresolution of 2500-to-2700. One is installed on Hale Telescope and another at the ARC 3.5m telescope at the Apache Point Observatory (APO).

I believe it is called "TripleSpec" because after a Grating spreads the light by Wavelength, it is passed through three prisms to disperse it in the crosswise direction.


(instrument,infrared,spectrograph)
http://www.apo.nmsu.edu/arc35m/Instruments/TRIPLESPEC/
WaveLFreqPhoton
Energy
  
.095um3.2PHz13eVbeginTripleSpec
2.46um122THz504meVendTripleSpec

Referenced by:
Cross Dispersion Spectrograph
Hale Telescope

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